Jerry Seinfeld Admits That He Didn’t Really Enjoy The Process on ‘Seinfeld’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards as Cosmo Kramer and Jason Alexander as George Costanza

By the time Seinfeld reached its last season, Jerry Seinfeld was the highest-paid TV actor of his time. The collection was so profitable that NBC was keen to cease at nothing to maintain the prepare operating. Now, many years after the collection went off the air, the standup comic earns tens of millions from syndication, however he not too long ago admitted that his time on the present wasn’t all that enjoyable for him. In reality, he steered the method of writing Seinfeld was “dreary.”

Jerry Seinfeld is shocked that some episodes have remained widespread for therefore lengthy

Seinfeld turned out to be a collection with quite a lot of endurance. Years after the present went off the air, followers proceed to cite it and even rejoice the present’s fictitious vacation. That reality surprises the famed comic. In a 2019 interview with USA Today, the 66-year-old comedian mentioned he and the opposite writers are shocked that Festivus has change into a vacation in its personal proper.

Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards as Cosmo Kramer and Jason Alexander as George Costanza
Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards as Cosmo Kramer and Jason Alexander as George Costanza | NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

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He instructed the publication that it’s the largest shock from the collection. He mentioned, “ I think the biggest surprise to all of us was the staying power of Festivus. I think that completely surprised us. When I bump into any of the other writers, we’re all shocked by that.”

Seinfeld mentioned that he discovered the method of writing the collection dreary

While the present was wildly profitable, Seinfeld admits he didn’t have a ton of enjoyable writing it. In his upcoming guide, Is This Anything?, the famed comic admitted he was by no means nice on the storytelling facet of tv writing. He claimed he loved writing dialogue however had a tough time specializing in the extra nuanced storytelling required to make the collection nice, even because the years went on.

Michael Richards as Cosmo Kramer, Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine Benes and Jason Alexander as George CostanzaMichael Richards as Cosmo Kramer, Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine Benes and Jason Alexander as George Costanza
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Seinfeld’s guide is because of be launched on Oct. 6. According to the writer, the guide is a group of bits, jokes, and tales that the comic has saved through the years. The materials offered within the guide spans 45 years of his storied profession.  

A reboot of the collection isn’t within the playing cards

Those hoping that Seinfeld will return to the sitcom that made him a family identify might want to accept reruns. He has completely no plans to return to the sitcom, even now, as reboots have change into extra widespread. He instructed USA Today in 2019 {that a} reboot isn’t within the playing cards, however he’s not against reconnecting along with his previous mates in some trend.

Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander as George Costanza in the pilot episode of 'Seinfeld'Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander as George Costanza in the pilot episode of 'Seinfeld'
Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander as George Costanza | NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

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Jason Alexander, who spent almost a decade portraying George Costanza, is open to a reboot however doesn’t foresee it taking place. He instructed ABC Radio, “It’s not because we wouldn’t be interested. But if I know Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David as well as I do, they tend to like to set a trend, not follow one,”

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